Mississauga, Ont. – Grundfos Canada will hold its annual Walk for Water on Saturday, Sept. 7. The company is asking for participants and support to continue helping provide communities around the world with a basic human right – access to clean drinking water.
Washington – The world faces an invisible crisis of water quality that is eliminating one-third of potential economic growth in heavily polluted areas and threatening human and environmental well-being, according to a World Bank report released on Aug. 20.
Check out and share this video created by the Early Career Hydrogeologists’ Network to raise awareness of the overexploitation of water around the world.
Don't play games with your ground water. Life as we know it would be impossible without groundwater. It is the world's most extracted natural resource, and it supports our ecosystems.
Las Vegas, NV – The National Ground Water Association has created this slideshow of highlights from Groundwater Week 2018. Get a glimpse of the speakers, award winners and the trade show floor.
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Las Vegas, NV – Groundwater Week is where some 5,000 water well drillers, pump installers, water treatment specialists, scientists, researchers, manufacturers and suppliers came together for a unique opportunity to learn about their own and other facets of the industry, scope out new products and compare notes with their peers.
Washington, DC – In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists have combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities to map locations where freshwater is changing around the globe and to determine why.
The National Ground Water Association has created this short video to help the public – and students in particular – understand the importance of ground water and consider the industry as a future career.
These three words can help well owners know how to protect their water quality: Test your water, tend to your well system, and treat your water if necessary.
Dec. 15, 2017, Australia – Australian research organization CSIRO has created a short video describing managed aquifer recharge, the concept of humans storing water underground.
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Ground Water Canada visited Fleming College to see what students in the Resources Drilling and Blasting program were up to.
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California – Stanford Earth’s Rosemary Knight recently spearheaded a project to map underground freshwater resources and forecast the intrusion of saltwater into aquifers beneath the California coastal town of Marina.
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In a special video wrap-up of Ground Water Awareness Week, we look at how ground water festivals are educating children about water and a B.C. community that is standing strong in protecting its aquifer and ground water system.
Toronto – A new video has been created by the CSA Group on the standard for the design and installation of ground source heat pump systems for use in the United States and Canada.
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Las Vegas, NV – If you've missed him on the circuit, now is your chance to hear Peter S. Cartwright discuss water quality and emerging contaminants. Cartwright, an authority in this field, delivered his farewell lecture of the 2016 McEllhiney Lecture Series during Groundwater Week in December.
Singapore – Professor John Anthony Cherry was recently awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2016 for his contributions to the advancement of ground water science policies, and technologies.
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Batchewana First Nation, Ont. – First Nations and Human Rights Watch leaders react to a recent report from the watchdog organization that says Canada has failed to provide clean drinking water to many indigenous citizens, despite being one of the wealthiest nations in the world.
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Urbana, IL – Here are nine best practices for private well management provided by PrivateWellClass.org. The first applies to all the others: keep good well records.
World Water-Tech North America
October 29-30, 2019
National Water and Wastewater Conference
November 3-6, 2019
NGWA Groundwater Week
December 3-5, 2019
Alberta Water Well Drilling Association Convention & Tradeshow
March 26-29, 2020
Ontario Ground Water Association’s Convention and AGM
March 27-28, 2020